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Behaviour Mentor

Job description

I am currently working in partnership with 2 secondary schools in Leeds, who are looking to appoint behaviour mentor to assist during the lockdown and beyond.

This opportunity is to work with pupils in Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 who have challenging behaviour and sometimes find it difficult to engage in the classroom and with children of key workers who still have to attend school.

You will work to support the pupils with their behaviour and learning through the course of the day. This is a class-based position working closely with the students; however you may have to deliver 1:1 intervention sessions independently to maintain the progress of the pupil's behaviour and learning.

You will be providing help to the class teacher with the pupils to aid them in overcoming any behavioural issues, whilst also acting as a role model.

Person Specification:

• Passionate and empathetic individual

 • Relevant qualifications (level 2, level 3, degree)

 • Previous experience working with SEN, Challenging behaviour, Youth offending, Youth Work or Sports Coaching

 • Strong GCSE results English and Maths

 • Good background subject knowledge of KS3 and KS4 National Curriculum

 • Knowledge of behaviour management strategies and emphatic listening skills

 • Excellent communication skills

 • Current DBS on the Update Service (or willing to apply for a new one)

 A Behaviour Support Worker is a tailored intervention role that has been designed to help pupils with behavioural problems to reach their full potential and is extremely beneficial in supporting pupils in education. If you are passionate about supporting pupils in a secondary school environment then this could be the role for you!

If this exciting new opportunity sounds like a role you would be interested in then please contact Brian on 0113 2240232 or email with a current CV.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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